Addison’s Walk, Magdalen College

On a Saturday evening, September 19th, 1931, Clive Staples “Jack” Lewis, his good friend J.R.R. Tolkien, and Hugo Dyson took a stroll down Addison’s Walk, a scenic, nature walk on the grounds of Magdalene College at Oxford. They had just had dinner and were ready for some great conversation. The topic of conversation? Myth vs.Continue reading “Addison’s Walk, Magdalen College”

Noticing the Dirt… it’s a good thing.

No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good. – C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity[i] C.S. Lewis was a master at getting people to dream bigger, to think larger and more expansively. One thing he did for me was take the negative view of my spiritual struggles and flipContinue reading “Noticing the Dirt… it’s a good thing.”

Henri J.M. Nouwen on Christian Leadership

I got to spend some time last week reading one of my favorite authors, the late Henri J.M. Nouwen. I admire his outlook on so many spiritual issues that I decided to check out his views on Christian Leadership which he captured in his small book, In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership. IContinue reading “Henri J.M. Nouwen on Christian Leadership”